Technical Specifications

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Fr. Bernard J Coughlin, S.J., Theater

The Coughlin Theater (Mainstage) is a fully equipped theater and concert hall with a seating capacity of 759 on two levels.  Includes rigging system, full sound & lighting systems, and adjustable orchestra pit.

Auditorium Seating

see seat map
Orchestra-level Seats:  529 (when pit seats are in 589) including 18 Box seats
Balcony Seats: 160 including 26 Box seats
ADA Seating: 10 spaces among Orchestra, Parterre, and Balcony sections
Max. Total Seating: 759 (699 with stage extension or orchestra pit)

Stage Dimensions

Proscenium Opening:  Max. 28’-0”H x 51’0”W to min. 23’-8”H x 43’-0”W
Stage Floor:  93’-0”W x 40’-0”D
Performance Area:  46’-0”W x 35’-0”D
Front Apron:  2’-10” from plaster line to US edge of pit lift
Stage Floor Height:  3’-0” (above House Floor)
Crossover:  Backstage hallway behind the stage walls


Projection Screen: 16:9 aspect ratio, Viewing Area: 30’-0” W x 16’-10 ½” H (34’-5” diagonal)
Main Drape: Maroon velour curtain, bi-panel parting from the middle with matching valence
Travelers: 2 full stage black velour travelers
Stage Curtains: several sets of black velour legs and borders
Wenger Orchestra Shell: Side walls with entrance doors, back wall, ceiling with lights
Dance Floor:  Reversible black/projection gray 78 ¾” x 59’ per roll


Dressing Rooms: Two small (3-4 person), two large (12 person) with lighted mirrors, storage shelf, toilet(s), sink(s), and a shower
Freight Lift from Loading Dock to Stage Level:  12’-0”W x 24’-0”L

Martin and Edwidge Woldson Recital Hall

The Recital Hall is a multi-purpose room for music and dance performances (includes sprung floor) meetings, lectures, receptions and banquets; includes retractable theater seating for up to 168. Equipped with sound system, portable staging, as well projector and screen.

Approximate Room Dimensions:  75’x 60’ (trapezoid shape, see seat map)
Approximate Performance Area with Full Seating: 45’W x 20’D